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West Coast University (WCU), a private university with the singular focus of educating health care professionals, is currently seeking a Librarian. This is an outstanding opportunity for a professional to join a growing university as we expand our academic programs in health care and related fields.


Reporting to the Campus Academic Dean, with an indirect reporting relationship to the University Librarian, serves as the campus manager of the Library Department, providing leadership, direction administration, supervision and assessment of department staff, collection and services. The librarian is responsible for the development of strategies, partnerships and initiatives to enhance student knowledge of library resources and services so students strengthen their information literacy skills.  Additionally, the librarian will conduct outreach to the campus community and build partnerships, becoming part of the active campus network of services promoting student success.  Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, library operations and policy administration, fiscal management, staff performance and evaluation, collection development and maintenance, information literacy and research services, technical services including cataloging and local library systems management, and participation in on-campus events and activities sponsored by other departments in accordance with the mission and purpose of the University.  


Master’s Degree in Library Science, Information Science, or related degree from an institution accredited by the American Library Association


Current Driver’s license


Three to five years of progressively responsible related experience in a library setting, preferably in higher education.


Supervisory experience of personnel preferred.


Working knowledge of library instruction, reference, circulation and technical services, processes, and procedures.


Working knowledge and experience with the Library of Congress Classification System.


Experience with library profession tools and resources including integrated library systems, online catalogs, electronic subscription databases, interlibrary loan practices, Machine-Readable Cataloging (MARC) records, e-book hosting platforms, mobile devices and apps, and reference chat services.


Familiarity with Library Bill of Rights, Copyright Law, Fair Use applications, Freedom to Read Statement, confidentiality of library records, FERPA, etc.


Experience with outreach and marketing of library services to students and faculty.

  • Health, dental and vision plan
  • Vacation, sick and holiday schedule
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(k) Plan with employer match
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Long/short term disability and more.
To learn more about West Coast University and apply for this exciting opportunity, please visit our website:
West Coast University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.

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